ventral root(redirected from Anterior roots)
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Either of the two roots of a spinal nerve, consisting of motor fibers and arising from the anterior section of the spinal cord.
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|Noun||1.||ventral root - one of two the two roots of a spinal nerve that passes ventrally from the spinal cord and that consists of motor fibers|
efferent, efferent nerve, motor nerve - a nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glands
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